After you have Perl and its Win32 extensions installed, you are ready to create Perl scripts that will make your life with Windows a bit easier.
If you have to install an extension, however, things can be a bit confusing. Sometimes when you download an extension, you might end up with many files and very vague documentation on how to install the extension.
There is really nothing to be concerned about, however. The process is very easy and makes total sense after you have walked through it.
Unless you have downloaded source code for an extension, the process of installing is usually just a matter of copying files to proper locations on your hard drive. If you have downloaded source code, you should probably read Chapter ...